Urartian Cuneiform Inscription from Lchashen, Armenia

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James Blake Wiener
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This is a cuneiform inscription from Lchashen, Armenia, which is located close to Lake Sevan in the Gegharkunik Province. This cuneiform dates from the time of the Urartian King Argishti I (r. 786-764 BCE). Herein, the capture of the city of "Ishtikuni" is mentioned Some researchers and archaeologists believe that Lchashen and Ishtikuni are the same settlement.

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James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, October 12). Urartian Cuneiform Inscription from Lchashen, Armenia. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/7401/

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Wiener, James B. "Urartian Cuneiform Inscription from Lchashen, Armenia." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 12, 2017. https://www.ancient.eu/image/7401/.

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Wiener, James B. "Urartian Cuneiform Inscription from Lchashen, Armenia." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 12 Oct 2017. Web. 18 Jan 2021.

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